Vicki Wheaton, Journalist
Vicki Wheaton, Journalist

Vicki Wheaton

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0099
E: [email protected]

ARTICLES BY VICKI WHEATON

Xposition of the Arts highlights local talent

The Tony Awards, held on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall, emphasized the importance of encouraging young talent to express themselves on the stage. Parkland School’s drama teacher Melody Herzfeld was honored at the ceremony, and students from her class performed “Seasons of Love” to a standing ovation from Broadway’s elite.

Shakespeare by the Sea

Who doesn’t love a bit o’ the Bard? Shakespeare’s works have been performed both on the live stage and the big screen, and now residents of Cayman can enjoy snippets from some of his most famous comedies and tragedies at the Dart Park Amphitheatre on Saturday.

Lanterns to light up Sky of Hope

On a particular night in September 2016, anyone walking Seven Mile Beach would have seen the dark sky lit up by the dance of many glowing lanterns as they made their way heavenward.

Tap into your Zen for charity

Yoga is a well-respected form of exercise, while allowing practitioners to get in touch with their inner selves and allowing them to relax when under stress.

The Great Lionfish Caper culling tournament

Lionfish have become the scourge of reefs around the Caribbean, devouring juvenile fish and procreating at an alarming rate.
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June movie releases at Camana Bay Cinema

It is going to be difficult to top May’s film releases, the month that saw the latest “Star Wars” film and the much-anticipated premiere of the “Deadpool” sequel. That being said, there is plenty to divert (as Jane Austen would say) in June.

Tails and Ales is all about the animals

St. Matthew’s University of Veterinary Medicine has always been involved in animal-related events on the island, assisting with dog shows and fundraisers.
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South Florida concerts in June

There is quite a busy calendar of concerts for June, heralding the start of the summer season.

Meeting Maeve: Local singer set to rock the world

Considering the small size of the Cayman Islands, a significant number of local musicians, artists and models have made waves in the international markets.

CayMAS Carnival weekend is here!

Batabano took to the streets on May 5, and now CayMAS is ready to bring the Carnival to Cayman two weeks later.

‘Floatopia’ comes to Cayman Cabana

Why is the water there? For floating upon, of course! This Saturday, the waters around Cayman Cabana will be filled with colorful inflatables from noon to midnight, encouraging partygoers to relax and chill on a hot day.

Junior Batabano: Young paraders prepare for pageantry

A record-breaking number of students from government and private schools in the Cayman Islands are busy planning their costume presentation and dance routines for the 15th annual Junior Batabano street parade, set for Saturday.

Be a hero for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre

Organizer Ronnie Hughes of The Cayman Martial Arts Academy is once again hosting a special screening at Camana Bay Cinema, sponsored by Dart, with all proceeds going to the Centre.
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Films at Camana Bay Cinema in May

Some much anticipated films arrive at the cinema in the next month, including the return of the Avengers in “Infinity War,” “Deadpool 2” and “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” which explores the origins of Han Solo.
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May concerts in South Florida

May is the last official month of spring before summer begins in June. This means that big summer concerts are just around the corner.

J’Ouvert Parade ‘great success’ leading up to Batabano

The J’Ouvert Parade and Breakfast Fete on Saturday was declared a resounding success by Batabano organizer Donna Myrie. Those willing to start a party at 4 a.m. were not disappointed when they showed up at the secret location, revealed only at midnight.

Jump up for J’Ouvert!

Carnival season is nearly upon us, bringing colorful costumes and live music to the streets of Cayman. Before the big parades, however, there are pre-events well worth attending. One of the most popular of these is Batabano’s J’Ouvert Parade and Breakfast Fete, held this year on April 14.

Tickets for ‘Grease’

Anyone born before the ‘70s will no doubt remember when the smash hit “Grease” hit the cinemas, starring Olivia Newton-John and heartthrob John Travolta. The Pink Ladies and the T-Birds sang some unforgettable songs that are still popular today. Head to any karaoke night and you’re bound to hear “Summer Nights” or “You’re the One That I Want” at least once.

Kirk Slam Tournament welcomes anglers

It is time to dust off those rods and reels and get boat engines prepped and ready for the 8th Annual Kirk Slam Dolphin Tournament, happening on Saturday and Sunday.

New plans for Attic and Obar

It seems that two movers and shakers in the service industry are finally coming together. The Thai Group Ltd., known for Thai Orchid Restaurant and Touch of Thai Spa, has purchased The Attic Sports Lounge and Obar Nightclub in Queens Court Plaza, and is joining forces with master mixologist Lachlan Morris.
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